Lulworth & Winfrith Primary School

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Lulworth & Winfrith Primary School is a mainstream, state-funded, Church of England Voluntary Controlled school. It is a first-tier school in the Purbeck Pyramid which operates a two-tier system. The school is in partnership with the other schools in the pyramid through Purbeck Education Partnership.


As the name suggests, the Lulworth & Winfrith Primary School covers both the Lulworth and Winfrith Newburgh areas.

The school operates over two sites:

  • Infants (Reception, Year 1 & 2) at School Lane, Winfrith DT2 8JL
  • Juniors (Year 3, 4, 5 & 6) at School Lane, West Lulworth BH20 5SA
New West Lulworth Site

A school minibus runs between both schools.


The Headteacher is Richard Skinner. He was appointed on 1 September 2017.

Class Teachers

  • Robins (Reception / Year 1 – Winfrith)Ms Pawson
  • Woodpeckers (Year 1 / 2 – Winfrith)Miss Stopforth
  • Bindon (Year 3 / 4 – West Lulworth)Mrs Williams will be in class Monday to Thursday and Mrs Rimmer will be in class every Friday
  • Hambury (Year 5 – West Lulworth)Miss Shaw will be in class Monday and Tuesday and Miss Neaves will be in class Wednesday to Friday
  • Worbarrow (Year 6 – West Lulworth)Mrs Collins and Mrs Rimmer share class teacher duties

Key Dates – Summer Term 2021

Mon 17 MayLife Education Bus visit
Mon 31 May to Fri 4 JunHalf Term Holiday
Mon 7 JunPupils return to School
Fri 18 JunInset Day - School closed to pupils
Wed 30 JunSchool Sports Day
Wed 7 JulBack up date for School Sports Day
Wed 21 JulLeavers Service
Thu 22 JulSchool finishes
Fri 23 JulInset Day - School closed to pupils
Mon 26 Jul to Wed 1 SepSummer Holiday

Contact Information


The School Prospectus was last updated in May 2018. Click on the link below to download a copy.

School Prospectus (120 downloads)


The latest Ofsted Report was issued in May 2017. Click on the link below to download a copy.

Ofsted Report - May 2017 (112 downloads)

Schools Admission Guide

Dorset Council publish a guide for parents and carers. Click on the link below to download a copy.

Schools Admission Guide (120 downloads)

Moving on to Secondary Schools

The catchment secondary schools within the Purbeck Education Partnership are:

Brief History

Click on the link below

for a brief history of the school

Brief History

Page last updated: 9 May 2021

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